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in Germany, Greece and China.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay The 2008 Olympic Torch Relay takes place from March 25 to August 8, 2008. At first the torch will get lit by the sun rays at a special ceremony in Olympia/Greece. Afterwards it is brought to Beijing to start a journey through the whole world. Most of the time the torch is carried by runners. Locations of Summer Olympic Games Locations of Winter Olympic Games KFC logo seen from space November 2006: Kentucky Fried Chicken claims that they have the first brand http://www.kfc.com/about/newsroom/111406.asp which can be seen from space. The size of the Colonel Sanders Logo is more than 87,500 square feet; 65,000, one-foot by one-foot painted tile pieces; 50 persons; total time for construction was about 3,000 hours. Locations of Summer Paralympic Games Locations of Winter Paralympic Games IOC headquarters The headquarters of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) are located in Lausanne, Switzerland. Gumball 3000 (August 2008) The Gumball 3000 (3000 miles) is an international rally (Motto "It's not a Race, It's a Rally") on public roads. The event takes place every year since 1999. In August 2008 the organizers celebrate their 10th anniversary. Start is in San Francisco with checkpoints in Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, a flight to Nanjing (China) and Shanghai. Goal is Beijing where the Olympic Games take place. Beverly Hills sign Beverly Hills sign at the corner of Sunset and North Sierra in Hollywood, Beverly Hills. Batman logo Batman logo at an airport in Okinawa. Readymix Logo in Australia The diamond shape "Readymix Logo" with a size of 3.2km x 1.6km was carved into the ground by Allan Hoare in 1965. It was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest letters. Readymix is a company that was founded in Sydney in 1939. Beijing Olympic Games 2008 Venues of the 2008 Olympic Summer Games in Beijing. The Games are held from August 8 - 24, 2008. Info: The Sailing events and the Equestrian events take place outside of Beijng (Qingdao and Hong Kong) and are not listed on the map. Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas The famous "Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas sign" on the Las Vegas Boulevard was created in 1959 by Betty Willis and Ted Rogich. Vancouver Olympics 2010 (GE Tour) This is a Google Earth tour of the "2010 Olympic Venues". View it in GE 3D mode http://www.glotter.com/entry-2482-earth and press the Play-button to enter the 2:33 min tour. The world's largest Coca Cola Logo In Chile you can find this massive Logo - built from 70.000 empty Coke bottles - celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Coca Cola company. Firefox Logo Mozilla Firefox Logo in a corn field in Oregon created by the Oregon State University Linux Users Group. Bacardi Logo Bacardi Bat logo in Miami. Olympic Rings in Germany, Greece and China. Olympic museum The Olympic museum is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is operated by the International Olympic Comitee. The Big O - Olympic Stadium Montreal The Olympic Stadium in Montreal was built for the 1976 Summer Olympics.